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Alfredo represents clients in a wide range of disputes both before civil courts and arbitral tribunals, in connection with litigations involving directors’ and officers’ liability, claims for environmental damages, for breach of contract, and a variety of inheritance disputes.

Alfredo has also developed specific skills in the drafting and negotiation of a series of commercial contracts for either the purchase, the sale or the lease of real estate assets, as well as franchising contracts, distribution and lease agreements, and contracts for the acquisition of business divisions.


  • Directors and auditors responsibilities and liabilities
  • Environmental disputes
  • Succession disputes
  • Real estate disputes
  • Franchise & distribution contracts
  • Purchase and sale contracts of real estate property
  • Business branch rental contracts
  • Commercial lease agreements



Acted for:

  • a leading pharmaceutical company in a complex environmental proceeding for the refund of the costs of the reclaim held on the lands purchased from the counterpart.°
  • a company which was involved in the EXPO 2015 exhibition in a proceeding concerning compensation for alleged environmental damages.°
  • a CEO of an Italian corporation declared bankrupt, in an action of preventive distress on the client’s property promoted by bankruptcy trustee.°
  • a member of the board of auditors involved in an action for liability promoted by the new board of directors.°
  • members of the board of directors and auditors of a Securities Brokerage Company that have been sued by investors claiming damages in connection with their investments.°
  • a client in a hereditary dispute for alleged forgery of the will.°
  • a client in a hereditary dispute involving real estate properties of historical importance and exceptional value.°
  • a company, leader in the Italian retailing business, in a litigation with the co-owner of a Shopping Centre concerning the utilization and commercial exploitation of the common parts of such Shopping Center.°

Acted for:

  • a leading Italian company operating in the the large-scale retailing business (GDO) through a network of hypermarkets in the sale of a large area located in the Municipalities of Arese, Lainate and Rho to an international leading home improvement retailer for the development of a new store of such retailer.°
  • a leading company operating in the the large-scale retailing business (GDO) through a network of supermarkets, in drafting and negotiating commercial agreements (i.e. joint venture agreements, franchising and master franchising agreements, business branch rental contracts, commercial lease agreements).°

°The above representations were handled by Mr. Pentimalli prior to his joining Greenberg Traurig Santa Maria, an affiliate of Greenberg Traurig, P.A. and Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, U.S. News – Best Lawyers, "Law Firm of the Year: Litigation - Real Estate," 2022
  • Listed, EMEA Legal 500, Dispute Resolution, 2022


  • J.D., University Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan
  • Italy (admitted to Supreme Court)
  • Italian, Native
  • English, Fluent